Submitted by Claudette Adams.
Will Book 2 Page 383 1890 In the name of God Amen. Be it remembered that I William Suters of the County of Marshall and State of West Virginia being admonished by old age that my earthly career? is getting nearly spent and being of sound mind do make this my last will and testament that is to say: I give and devise to my beloved wife Wilhelmina Suters the full control and benefits of all my worldly possessions both personal and real so long as she shall live and remain my widow. At the death of my said wife I bequeath and devise said property or what remains thereof to my sons Albert Suters, Norman Suters, and Wiley Suters on the following conditions: That is to say, eighteen months after the death of my wife they shall pay to the heirs of my daughters Pauline de- ceased who was intermarried to William Ressegger. the sum of three Hundred Dollars and three years after the death of my said wife they shall pay to the heirs of my daughter Mary deceased who was intermarried to R A Henry the sum of three Hundred Dollars; And four and one half years after the death of my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Sarah A. intermarried to Samuel Cook the Sum of Three Hundred Dollars and Six years after the death of my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Emily intermarried to D H Sims the Sum of three Hundred Dollars and Seven and one half years after the death of my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Eliza J. who was intermarried to John Howard the Sum of three Hundred Dollars; and nine years after the death of my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Clara Suters the sum of three Hundred Dollars and ten years after the death of my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Minnie Suters the sum of Three Hundred Dollars. Now be it remembered that if from any cause whatsoever either two, or even either one of my said sons shall make the aforesaid payments in case the other one or other two shall fail, then and in that case the one or two that makes said payments shall be the possessor or possessors of said property, provided he or they shall pay to the one or ones. who fail to make their equal proportion of said payments the sum of three Hundred Dollars each at the Expiration of twelve years from the death of my said wife. Be it remembererd that I have already during my lifetime provided amply from my possessions for my sons Jacob Suters and Ernest Suters. In Witness whereof I have hereunto signed and sealed this instrument and published and declared the same for my last will at my residence on the 4th day of November 1889. Wm. Suter Witnesses Frank Petzold Henry Resseger West Virginia, Clerk's office, Marshall County Court March 11th 1890. A paper writing bearing date on the 4th day of November 1889 purporting to be the last will and testament of Wm Suter late of this County. Deceased was this day fully proved before me in my office by the oaths of Frank Petzold and Henry Resseger the _________? witnesses thereto and is ordered to be recorded. Teste Thos. Finn? County Court Marshall County W. Va.